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  • Willmott Dixon chosen for £91m housing repairs work
    Willmott Dixon’s housing repairs and maintenance brand Partnerships has secured two contracts worth £91 million to deliver its service across the Midlands.  The company will also be investing in skills with a commitment to create 11 apprenticeships as part of the work. The largest is a £64 million contract from...
    Sunday, 06 April 2014 @ 07:13
  • Willmott Dixon launches early payment initiative for supply chain members
    Willmott Dixon is introducing a new system that enables its Category ‘A’ suppliers to get access to their payments two weeks before the company’s standard payment terms. With cash the lifeblood of any business, Willmott Dixon’s EarlyPay scheme will enable those suppliers on 42 day terms to receive their payments...
    Thursday, 03 April 2014 @ 09:58
  • Willmott Dixon continues Action for Children support
    Action for Children is better off to the tune of £6,215 following a Willmott Dixon pledge to donate £5 every time a member of staff completed its annual online staff satisfaction questionnaire. It follows a series of initiatives for Action for Children across Willmott Dixon in the past 12 months...
    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 @ 11:39
  • New Hebburn community hub takes shape
    The Willmott Dixon team behind Hebburn’s new community hub invited local councillors to see the first steelwork put in place. The £12.8m building, which includes two swimming pools, sport and fitness facilities and a new library, is a key part of the town centre’s renewal and Councillor Richard Porthouse, Chair of...
    Tuesday, 18 March 2014 @ 14:59
  • Rotherham apprentices go the extra mile for Dekamile
    Willmott Dixon apprentices from across Rotherham joined forces and made a big step towards helping a UK charity as part of their celebrations for National Apprenticeship Week (March 3 – 7). The team took part in Willmott Dixon Partnerships’ Walk a mile for Dekamile' event at Clifton Park in Rotherham...
    Wednesday, 05 March 2014 @ 18:38
  • Supporting skills and opportunity in South Tyneside
    Young people in South Tyneside are being given an amazing opportunity to gain a valuable insight into how a successful North East construction company operates and to learn new skills. South Tyneside Council is working in partnership with major contractor Willmott Dixon on a new traineeship programme that is...
    Friday, 28 February 2014 @ 09:53
  • Willmott Dixon champions social responsibility in construction industry
    Willmott Dixon is leading the way for social responsibility in the construction sector by being one of the first companies in Birmingham to adopt the City Council’s Business Charter for Social Responsibility. The company’s repairs and maintenance brand, Willmott Dixon Partnerships, is just one of 17 businesses to be accepted...
    Tuesday, 18 February 2014 @ 16:46
  • Willmott Dixon appointed for exemplar stage of NW Bicester eco town
    Willmott Dixon’s credentials as one of the most prolific constructors of sustainable developments have been further strengthen with its appointment by A2Dominion for the initial stage of the UK’s first eco town, located in Bicester, Oxfordshire. Willmott Dixon has a £27 million contract to build the first 94 of the...
    Tuesday, 11 February 2014 @ 10:30
  • Willmott Dixon's Hitchin office on the move
    One of the biggest employers in Hitchin is on the move, but only to larger premises within the town. The construction company Willmott Dixon, which has had a presence in Hitchin for over 100 years, has moved its regional construction office from Park Street to a bigger property in nearby...
    Thursday, 06 February 2014 @ 13:04
  • Shadow housing minister meets apprentices at 4Life Academy
    The shadow housing minister and Wolverhampton North East MP Emma Reynolds saw first-hand how one company is helping the West Midlands economy build a platform for growth by investing in skills and apprentices. The development of skills, experience and knowledge among young people in construction trades like bricklaying, carpentry, joinery...
    Monday, 03 February 2014 @ 18:22